Wolpe at Snape Maltings

For those of us that missed the exhibition at Snape Maltings on Bertold Wolpe – typographer, designer and creator of Albertus, the typeface used on London street signs – there are some informative reviews:

Lettering Arts Trust

Design Week

Impress Publishing (with interesting images from the book)

Wolpe designed over 1500 book covers for Faber and Faber; his typeface Albertus – designed in the 1930s for Monotype and based on bronze inscriptions – is used widely on City of London Corporation and London Borough of Lambeth street signs.